Artist Reception: Shanshui/uncertain memories

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17K2K – SHANSHUI / UNCERTAIN MEMORIES
Artist Reception – Monday, February 6 

Laurent Martinez – Jean Pierre Choulet

Project : 17K2K – Shanshui / uncertain memories is the continuation of a project on human civilizations initiated in 2013. It is based on a dialogue between contemporary paintings & writing – a specific approach towards past or imaginary civilizations which shaped our current world, and as well our own history.

Shanshui serie (literally “mountain – water” in chinese) is inspired from traditional chinese painting This project proposed a contemporary reading of this art, mixing art & literature. The painting offers abstract landscape, inviting for an outside and inside journey.

Laurent Martinez lives in south France. He explores contemporary art since 25 years, and had exhibitions in Paris, Munich, Panama, & Toulouse.

Jean Pierre Choulet lives in UK. He has been exploring literature in the various place he lived : Côte d’Ivoire, Archipel des Kerguelen, Archipel de Crozet, Ile Saint Paul, Ile de la nouvelle Amsterdam, Paris, Grenoble, Etricourt Manancourt (Somme), United Kingdom.

Wine and Hors Douvres reception with Laurent Martinez on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 6.30pm

FREE FOR MEMBERS // $10 FOR NON MEMBERS

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Biographie de Laurent Martinez

Vit et travaille à Toulouse depuis 2010

Auparavant : Paris, Munich, Panama, Barcelone, Grenoble.

Début de la peinture en 1986 suite à une rencontre avec ” l’empire des lumières ” de Magritte à Venise
Pratique de la peinture, du collage de la photographie depuis 25 ans.

1990-1992 : Ecole des Beaux arts de Toulouse (auditeur libre)

1990-1991 : DEUG Histoire de l’art (Université Toulouse Mirail) : Art grec,
Renaissance Italienne, XIXème siècle dans la peinture européenne

1991-1993 : Atelier d’art contemporain Arlette Mallié

1990-1998 : Diverses conférences, rencontres avec des critiques, atelier-stage avec des artistes contemporains (J. Schilling…)

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